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China condemns deadly attacks in Norway

Updated: 2011-07-23 13:04


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BEIJING - China condemned the violent attacks in Norway that have claimed at least 87 lives so far, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said Saturday.

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In a brief statement released by the ministry, Ma also expressed condolences to the victims of the attacks.

Two violent attacks hit the Scandinavian nation on Friday. A bomb exploded in downtown Oslo near government offices, killing seven people and hospitalizing 90 others. Hours later, a gunman dressed in police uniform went on a shooting rampage at the ruling party's youth camp on an island south of Oslo, killing at least 80 people.


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